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Production Coordinator - Women's Woven Bottoms

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Production & Sourcing
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246490 Requisition #

POSITION SUMMARY:

Coordinate information for development of new styles from concept to production via interaction with internal and external cross functional partners and across all International channels.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development

  • Partner with Design to drive trends/concepts to executable samples by working with factories
  • Ensure compliance to T&A calendar and major milestones by working with cross-functional team; elevate issues to Manager/Director as needed
  • Gather data and report development ratios to agreed to levels while meeting roadmap needs
  • Allocate samples from appropriate factories and mills
  • Manage PLM communications and updates with the factories to ensure samples and/or bulk garments are executed correctly
  • Track meeting samples & swatches
  • Partner with raw materials team to book sample yardage, evaluate if early raw materials and/or garment testing needs to be conducted ensure that raw materials work within our T&A
  • Actively participate in key milestone meetings with Design, Production, and Merchants
  • Work on alternative solutions so garments meet cost requirements from initial thru final costing; review options with     Manager/Director

Production

  • Interface with AEO cross functional team members to ensure approval deadlines are met
  • Ensure T&A calendar and Seasonal Milestones are being met and elevate to supervisor as needed, encompassing: PLM deadline, merchant call dates, merchant PO issuance, pattern and graphic art send dates
  • Procure, review and assess new cost quotes, analyze history and elevate costing challenges to supervisor for costing options/ negotiations
  • Communicate daily with overseas vendors regarding style development, production and delivery information
  • Review outstanding issues on Production Status, take action accordingly and elevate to Supervisor as needed
  • Work with AEO Buyers/ Planners on garment cost, buys, production planning, liabilities and delivery
  • Lead touch base meetings with the following teams: Color, Tech, QA, Testing, Top review, Cross Functional Team Touch Base
  • Manage PO Updates and OP(order projection) Charts with multiple cross functional teams
  • Help to develop and improve tracking and record keeping systems
  • Manage chase and change requests from merchants
  • Request, process and manage vendor T&A as well as maintain seasonal T&A calendar
  • Perform other duties as required inclusive of ownership of corporate special orders projects
  • Able to work in a hybrid environment, which will require working in person/in-office for a portion or all of a week based on the needs of the business

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising, Business, or equivalent
  • 2-3+ years related experience
  • Ability to act as liaison between many departments and posses excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Must be detail oriented, computer literate, and able to multi-task as well as have a high sense of urgency

 

 

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